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TPD investigating fatal east side shooting

Posted: 9:40 PM, Apr 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-19 03:42:04Z

Tucson Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on the east side Wednesday afternoon.

According to a press release from TPD, officers responded to reports of a shooting in a hotel located at 6555 E. Speedway Blvd. When officers arrived, they found a man inside a hotel room with gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to the hospital and died shortly after. He has been identified as 34-year-old David Jimenez.

Detectives with TPD's Gang Unit continued to investigate and learned that Jimenez had been inside the hotel room with friends and met with another group regarding a drug deal.

At some point, an altercation happened and gunfire was exchanged.

There are no suspects in custody at this time.

This investigation is ongoing.